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We are currently searching for a Spanish Program Coordinator and Mental Health Skills Trainer. Detailed job descriptions are below. Please email your cover letter & resume to jobs@namiseattle.org.

 

Spanish Program Coordinator

Responsibilities:

Program Development:

  • Design and develop programs that enhance cultural understanding.
  • Develop instructional materials and resources for Spanish programs.

Implementation and Coordination:

  • Coordinate and oversee the implementation of Spanish programs.
  • Collaborate with teachers, instructors, and other professionals to ensure program effectiveness.

Cultural Awareness:

  • Incorporate cultural elements into Spanish programs to foster a well-rounded comprehension of cultures where Spanish is spoken.
  • Organize events, workshops, and activities that highlight cultural aspects.
  • Consultation and training for continuing cultural competency
  • Will receive guidance and training to further their education in continuing cultural competency.

Stakeholder Collaboration:

  • Work closely with educators, community leaders, and other stakeholders to align programs with the needs of the target audience.
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with relevant organizations to enhance program outreach.

Assessment and Evaluation:

  • Develop and implement assessment tools to evaluate program effectiveness and participant progress.
  • Collect feedback and make recommendations for program improvement.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records of program activities, attendance, and outcomes.
  • Prepare reports on program performance.

Resource Management:

  • Manage sustainable use of resources in partnership with the Senior Program Manager.

Marketing and Promotion:

  • Develop strategies to promote Spanish programs and attract participants.
  • Utilize various channels to market programs to the target audience.

Volunteer Recruitment and Supervision:

  • Leading the recruitment of volunteers, including developing strategies to attract individuals passionate about language education and cultural exchange.
  • Conducting volunteer interviews to assess alignment with program goals and values.
  • Training volunteers involved in program activities.
  • Supervising and providing guidance to volunteers.

Client Assistance:

  • Address inquiries and communications via phone and email from individuals seeking assistance, guidance, or information, both in Spanish.
  • Provide accurate and timely information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Address inquiries related to various topics, such as referrals, and resource requests.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of each call, including the nature of the inquiry, actions taken, and resolutions provided.

 

Qualifications:

• Fluency in English and Spanish, both written and spoken.

• Competency in medical terminology in a Spanish a plus.

• Basic knowledge of mental health conditions.

• Previous experience in program development and coordination.

• Knowledge of cultural factors in communication and health education.

• Computer proficiency (preferred experience includes Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Zoom, and social media).

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people.

• Organizational and project management skills.

• Previous experience with information and referral services to the public is a plus.

• Ability to have a flexible schedule and work some evenings and weekends

• Ability to commute to our northwest Seattle office (802 NW 70th St) three workdays per week, and reliable internet and phone connection for remote working.

• A valid driver’s license and dependable transportation are required.

 

Salary & Benefits:

  • Paid holidays, sick, and vacation
  • Medical, vision and dental benefits, 70% paid by the organization
  • Professional development opportunities are compensated
  • Monthly stipend to help cover the cost of personal phone usage for work
  • Mileage reimbursement for travel in the field
  • Compensation: $32.83 per hour

 

To Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to jobs@namiseattle.org with “Spanish Program Coordinator application” in the subject line. Priority consideration for applications received by May 31st, 2024.

 

Application Process:

  • Priority consideration until 5/31/24.
  • Interviews scheduled for candidates moving forward by the beginning of June.
  • Target start date for successful candidate at the end of June.

 

Note: The position will remain open until filled. NAMI Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging diverse applicants to apply. For assistance or accommodation during the application process, contact info@namiseattle.org.

Mental Health Skills Trainer (Part-Time, Temporary)

NAMI Seattle is seeking a dedicated and passionate Part-Time Mental Health Skills Trainer to join our team. The selected candidate will play a pivotal role in delivering specialized training sessions tailored for businesses operating within the commercial districts of Seattle. These sessions are designed to equip staff and managers with essential knowledge and skills to effectively handle situations involving individuals experiencing serious mental health crises on their premises.

This part-time position offers 20 hours per week for a temporary period of 6 months, providing a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the well-being of individuals and communities in Seattle while contributing to the overall mission of NAMI Seattle. If you are passionate about mental health advocacy and education, we encourage you to apply.

 

Responsibilities:

1. Conduct outreach efforts to businesses within Seattle’s commercial districts to promote and schedule mental health literacy and skill building training sessions.

2. Deliver engaging and informative training sessions focused on mental health awareness, de-escalation techniques, and self-care strategies tailored to the needs of business staff and managers.     

3. Collaborate with NAMI Seattle’s training team to continuously refine and improve training materials and delivery methods.

4. Provide support and resources to businesses, including information and referral to mental health services and assistance in connecting individuals in crisis with appropriate help.

5. Build and maintain positive relationships with businesses, community organizations, and other stakeholders to foster a supportive and inclusive environment for individuals with mental health conditions.

6. Collect and analyze data to measure the impact and effectiveness of training programs, and make recommendations for improvements.

7. Stay informed about developments in the field of mental health and crisis intervention, and local behavioral health resources and incorporate relevant information into training sessions as needed.

 

Qualifications:

1. Minimum of 1 year of experience in community outreach or health education 

2. Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, human services, or a related field preferred. 

3. Prior experience in mental health training, crisis intervention, health education or related fields.

4. Strong presentation and facilitation skills, with the ability to engage diverse audiences.

5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a compassionate and empathetic approach.

6. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

7. Familiarity with the local community and resources for mental health support services in the Seattle area is a plus.

8. Commitment to NAMI Seattle’s mission of promoting mental health awareness and support in the community.

 

Position Details:

  • Part-time (20 hours per week).
  • Temporary (6 months).
  • Position requires ability to carry 20 pounds and ambulate for up to half of a mile
  • Compensation: $31.25 per hour.
  • Benefits include compensation for professional development; monthly stipend for personal phone usage; mileage reimbursement (IRS rate) for travel in the field.

 

To Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to jobs@namiseattle.org with “Mental Health Skills Trainer application” in the subject line. Priority consideration for applications received by May 31st, 2024.

 

Application Process:

  • Priority consideration until 5/31/24.
  • Interviews scheduled for candidates moving forward by the beginning of June. 
  • Target start date for successful candidate at the end of June. 

 

Note: The position will remain open until filled. NAMI Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging diverse applicants to apply. For assistance or accommodation during the application process, contact info@namiseattle.org.

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